The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 167 204 202
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 93 41 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.71% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 77 38 57
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -0.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6219 5809 6371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.24% 76.00% 74.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5078 4864 5400
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +28 38 £47,500 +15.15% 8
Cambridgeshire +23 35 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -20 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Norfolk - 8 £30,500 - 1
Essex +2 2 £45,000 +57.89%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 94 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (49.47%) Scrum
3 67 (35.64%) Business Analysis
4 53 (28.19%) Degree
4 53 (28.19%) UML
5 49 (26.06%) Project Management
6 46 (24.47%) Microsoft
6 46 (24.47%) .NET
7 44 (23.40%) Use Case
8 43 (22.87%) E-Commerce
9 36 (19.15%) BPMN
9 36 (19.15%) Java
9 36 (19.15%) JavaScript
10 32 (17.02%) C#
11 30 (15.96%) DSDM
12 29 (15.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (14.89%) Computer Science
14 26 (13.83%) QA
14 26 (13.83%) ISEB
15 24 (12.77%) Kanban
16 23 (12.23%) OO
17 22 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
19 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET
19 19 (10.11%) CSS
19 19 (10.11%) CBAP
20 18 (9.57%) jQuery
21 17 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
21 17 (9.04%) Data Modelling
21 17 (9.04%) Retail

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.72%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.06%) Documentum
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) Mingle
3 4 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.13%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.26%) ZigBee
2 3 (1.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.53%) TETRA
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.53%) GPRS
3 1 (0.53%) GSM
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) MySQL
3 7 (3.72%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.19%) Selenium
2 6 (3.19%) JIRA
3 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.06%) TestNG
3 2 (1.06%) JUnit
4 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (9.04%) Retail
2 16 (8.51%) Finance
3 13 (6.91%) Marketing
4 5 (2.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.06%) Law
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 125 (66.49%) Analyst
2 118 (62.77%) Business Analyst
3 39 (20.74%) Agile Business Analyst
4 31 (16.49%) Developer
5 15 (7.98%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (7.45%) Business Systems Analyst
7 12 (6.38%) Lead Business Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Web Manager
9 9 (4.79%) ScrumMaster
10 8 (4.26%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.72%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.72%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.66%) QA Engineer
13 5 (2.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.47%) .NET
2 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET
2 19 (10.11%) CSS
3 18 (9.57%) jQuery
4 16 (8.51%) HTML
5 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (5.32%) J2EE
7 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (4.26%) RESTful
8 8 (4.26%) Web Services
9 7 (3.72%) LAMP
10 5 (2.66%) WSH
10 5 (2.66%) XML
10 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (2.66%) REST
11 4 (2.13%) Spring
11 4 (2.13%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.60%) Ajax
12 3 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.79%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.79%) Economics
2 9 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.26%) Social Media
3 8 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.19%) Tandem
5 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.60%) Firmware
6 3 (1.60%) IPTV
7 2 (1.06%) Open Source
7 2 (1.06%) Wiki
8 1 (0.53%) Handset
8 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) Psychology
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.72%) Android
3 5 (2.66%) Linux
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.06%) UNIX
5 2 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (49.47%) Scrum
3 67 (35.64%) Business Analysis
4 53 (28.19%) UML
5 49 (26.06%) Project Management
6 44 (23.40%) Use Case
7 43 (22.87%) E-Commerce
8 36 (19.15%) BPMN
9 30 (15.96%) DSDM
10 29 (15.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (12.77%) Kanban
12 23 (12.23%) OO
13 17 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (9.04%) Data Modelling
14 15 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (7.45%) Product Management
15 14 (7.45%) TDD
16 13 (6.91%) Technical Analysis
17 12 (6.38%) Web Development
17 12 (6.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.15%) Java
1 36 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 32 (17.02%) C#
3 8 (4.26%) Python
3 8 (4.26%) C++
3 8 (4.26%) PHP
4 7 (3.72%) SQL
4 7 (3.72%) PHP5
5 5 (2.66%) C
6 3 (1.60%) XAML
7 2 (1.06%) XQuery
8 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (28.19%) Degree
2 26 (13.83%) ISEB
3 19 (10.11%) CBAP
4 7 (3.72%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.13%) PMP
5 4 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Vendors
1 46 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.26%) Adobe
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle
4 4 (2.13%) Capita
4 4 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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